The Bill Gates Of Switzerland

Serafin, Tatiana
October 2009
Forbes Asia;10/5/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p72
The article focuses on Swiss billionaire and philanthropist Stephan Schmidheiny, who donated 1billion dollar for the welfare of the poor in Latin America. His idea of helping the poor is different from other doners'. He prefers boosting their entrepreneurial skills. He has placed 1 billion dollar in business assets and has converted his company GrupoNueva into a charitable trust. He has contributed towards the development of Latin Americans skills in dairy managing and organic gardening.


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